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Table 2 Comparison between different patients’ groups as regards laboratory parameters at 3, 9 & 18 months evaluation

From: Online hemodiafilteration use in children: a single center experience with a twist

  3 months 9 months 18 months
Variable Group Mean ±SD p Mean ±SD p Mean ±SD p
Hb
(gm/dl)
HDF 10.15 1.57 0.2 10.95 1.61 0.6 11.7 1.96 0.2
HD 10.9 1.9 10.6 1.7 10.9 1.4
Once 10.5 1.7 0.2 10.8 1.8 0.7 11.8 2.3 0.7
Twice 9.7 1.3 11.05 1.4   11.5 1.7
Ca
(mg/dl)
HDF 7.88 1.30 0.7 8.85 1.55 0.4 9.24 2.21 0.5
HD 8.13 2.1 8.3 2.28 8.7 1.8
Once 8.07 1.04 0.5 9 1.5 0.6 9.7 1.8 0.1
Twice 7.73 1.5 8.7 1.64 8.8 2.5
P
(mg/dl)
HDF 7.07 2.65 0.04 6.55 1.94 0.6 6.73 1.95 0.4
HD 5.55 1.3 6.87 1.59 6.1 2.6
Once 8.4 3.2 0.01 7.4 1.45 0.05 7.4 2 0.1
Twice 5.9 1.46 5.8 2.05 6.1 1.7
PTH
(pg/ml)
HDF 444.91 323 0.1 366.5 328.8 0.3 193.6 205 0.8
HD 322 392 319 384.6 243 346.6
Once 429 291.2 0.8 396.9 277.1 0.3 217.6 240.9 0.5
Twice 457 361 341.2 376.9 172 178
β2m
(μg/ml)
HDF 8.2 1.77 0.5 6.48 2.03 0.09 5.05 1.77 0.00
HD 8.7 3.2 7.9 2.39 7.5 1.8
Once 8.8 1.59 0.1 7.35 2.02 0.06 5.9 1.9 0.03
Twice 7.67 1.78 5.75 1.8 4.2 1.2
IL-6
(pg/ml)
HDF 237.5 96.59 0.6 192.05 83.5 0.07 119.74 56.26 0.00
HD 222.9 90.1 245.8 76.74 250 92.9
Once 232.5 76.4 0.8 202.5 65.03 0.6 147 49 0.03
Twice 241.6 113.9 183.3 98.5 95 52.4
hs-CRP
(μg/ml)
HDF 14.41 8.34 0.8 8.5 6.06 0.03 4.58 5.18 0.00
HD 14.8 9.2 14.9 8.86 14.75 9.5
Once 12.8 9.7 0.4 9.7 7.37 0.6 6.1 7 0.2
Twice 15.7 7.1 7.5 4.8 3.15 2.1
  1. Hb Hemoglobin, Ca Calcium, P Phosphorus, PTH Parathyroid hormone, β2m beta 2 microglobulin, IL-6 interleukin-6, hs-CRP highly sensitive C-reactive protein